rockfish tacos

Rockfish Tacos

With summer getting closer, our family is prepping for long sunny days on the water fishing! Another favored season due to the midnight sun and warmer weather for certain. While there's plenty of halibut fishing and salmon fishing to do, we especially enjoy fishing for rockfish! These abundant fish are full of flavor and have a great flaky texture, making them perfect for our family favorite- rockfish tacos! With fishing crew residing with us during the summer months, this easy recipe is our weekly go-to!

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halibut weight chart

Halibut Weight Chart

There's nothing more satisfying that bringing home your fresh catch for dinner. From reeling in and seeing your fish appear from water and onto a boat is an exciting experience! Looking down at your fish, it's not uncommon to begin wondering how much fish you're going to be bringing home? This is the most common question we get from our clients and we're here to breakdown the math to make it easier! Below, we explore live weight vs. dressed weight, review halibut sizing based on length, and working with a processor to ensure quality.

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Best time to fish in Alaska

Best Time To Fish In Alaska

You're holding on for dear life, reeling as fast as you can! You shout "color!" to the others on the boat and in a moments notice, your catch is flopping on the deck, wild and free no more! Moments like these are the very reason anglers from around the world travel to Alaska to fish! Not to mention there's a high probability the fish you just caught is larger than you! With limited months in the summer to travel, you may be wondering what the best time to fish in Alaska is? Whether you're looking to fish for halibut, salmon or all the above, picking the right dates can give you the best opportunity for success. Here, we explore your options and dive into the best time to fish in Alaska.

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types of salmon in alaska

Types of Salmon in Alaska

Salmon are one of the most intriguing fish in the world! With a life cycle of only 1-5 years, salmon feed and thrive in preparation for a single life event- spawning. Salmon are not only nutritious, but they are also vital to our eco-systems and to our way of life as Alaskans! Here we explore the top three types of salmon in Alaska that are most sought after and the fun facts about the life of a salmon!

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fishing homer alaska

Fishing Homer Alaska

When I think of Homer, Alaska, I think of all the incredible adventures offered in the great outdoors! From kayaking and bear viewing to hiking to glaciers and camping in forestry cabins, Homer offers so much to outdoor enthusiasts. Above all, our favorite outdoor adventures is fishing Homer, Alaska. With Homer being the Halibut Capitol of the World, it only makes sense to experience what it’s like to fish these bountiful waters! Here, we explore fishing opportunities, choosing a charter, and preparing for your trip.

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Lodging in Homer Alaska

Lodging in Homer Alaska

As summer nears, Homer begins buzzing with prepping for our tourism season ahead! With major attractions such as halibut charters, bear viewing, kayaking, incredible hiking and more, local businesses begin opening up and readying themselves to meet and greet over 13,000 travelers. For travelers, this is an exciting time to begin prepping for vacation. Here we explore some of the best lodging in Homer, Alaska and how to plan ahead!

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Homer AK Kayaking

Homer AK Kayaking

With extended daylight during the summer’s, there’s always an adventure to embark upon in Homer, Alaska. One our of favorite adventures, in addition to halibut fishing, is Homer AK Kayaking! With several companies to choose from, we dive into the in’s and out’s of exploring all Homer has to offer via kayak!

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Hunting Kodiak Alaska

Hunting Kodiak Alaska

Kodiak, Alaska is a very unique place to be and more so to hunt. The country is vast, full of opportunity, and most of all… wild. I remember when I first went to Kodiak in 2016 for my first hunt and being amazed at everything around me. Kodiak has this effect on everyone, regardless of how many times you hunt it. Even more so, there’s something about hunting Kodiak Alaska that brings people together and gives a sense of purpose in harvesting food from the field. From roughing thru the terrain and getting alpine to hauling your kill out, Kodiak will definitely make you work for it! Within, we explore the types of hunts you can do, species available and making sure you have the right gear for it all

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Homemade Crab Cakes

Easy Homemade Crab Cake Balls With Signature Garlic Aioli

Every year, as winter nears, we are preparing for our season of Homer winter king salmon fishing and crabbing! It’s our family’s favorite time of year to start the stock pile of salmon and crabs for our upcoming dinners. Additionally, it’s one of the best ways to keep us outdoors during the cold season- which is  important for us Alaskans! When the days seem shorter, nothing beats an easy dinner that you and family can enjoy. Which makes this Easy Homemade Crab Cake Balls Recipe our family’s go-to for the long nights ahead!

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Ice fishing Alaska

Ice Fishing Alaska

Alaska is widely known for beautiful scenery, wildlife, and especially fishing! When the summer season comes to an end and the winter snow starts to fall, what’s available for fishing? For the adventurers and avid anglers, ice fishing in Alaska is a sport that will keep your spirits up and reels cranking! Here within, we explore species available, best locations to try and local tips.

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